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Allianz Football League: Key Talking Points In Round Six

The penultimate round of the Allianz Football League talks place throughout today with a bumper 16 game fixture list to sink our teeth into. So far, the only confirmed league final we have is that between Leitrim and Derry in Division 4 with the two sides coming face-to-face today in Celtic Park, Derry. Mayo travel to Tralee looking to get …

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GAA Stock Watch: Gallagher On The Up While Geezer Takes A Tumble

Following another epic weekend of Allianz Football League action we now get a clearer picture of how the four divisions are shaping up ahead of the final two fixtures. There were plenty of talking points following the weekend’s action. Sligo are now a confirmed Division 4 team following an eight-point defeat to Westmeath. Leitrim and Derry are going in the …

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Allianz Football League Four Players To Watch In Round Five

A lot can happen in Round Five of the Allianz Football League as a county’s entire season can sway on one result this weekend. Round Four saw some classy performances. Peter Harte was majestic in Tyrone’s win over Monaghan, Evan Comerford came of age and Donal O’Hare fired Down to the top of the league with a hat-trick. The leagues …

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Key Talking Points Following Allianz Football League Round Four

We have officially passed the half-way point of the 2019 Allianz Football League and the drama continues to unfold as we enter the home stretch. Dublin got their league back on track with a comprehensive eight-point win over Mayo, while Kerry overcame Galway thanks to a late, late effort from Irish dancing sensation, Tomás Ó Sé. Division Two and Three are …

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A Big Weekend For The Mayo Footballers

Allianz Football League Division 1, Dr. Hyde Park, Roscommon 27/3/2016 Roscommon vs Mayo Mayo’s Evan Regan and Aidan O’Shea Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

This weekend sees Mayo footballers play their first qualifier game since 2010. Five Connacht titles have followed over the next five years, but none have made Mayo For Sam a reality. Now they must prepare for an alternative route. On our weekly podcast, it has widely been discussed that this qualifier route may be of benefit to Mayo. Why so? …

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Why Ulster Football Is The Only Surviving Provincial Championship

Conor McManus lifts the Anglo Celt cup 19/7/2015 INPHO

Things have come a long way for Ulster football. It was always seen as the worst provincial championship, but now things have gone full circle where Ulster is the only healthy provincial championship remaining. Here we look at why this is the case. The first media term given to Ulster football was ‘puke football’. This was how Pat Spillane described …

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Pundit Arena Football Power Rankings #1

Brian Barry has provided the public with Hurling Power Rankings for the last few weeks. Now Sean Cremin is taking over with the football side of things. Since there are so many more counties playing football in the one championship, we are going to keep it to the top 10 every week. , So here it goes; Dublin Top of the …

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Winners & Losers From The 2015 Football Championship

As the 2015 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship draws to a close this Sunday week, we reflect back on the aspects of the championship that have made both a positive and negative impacts. ______ Winners Fermanagh Nobody can deny that Pete McGrath has done a phenomenal job with this outfit in 2015. At the beginning of the calendar year, many would …

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Something Is Wrong: Why Is Fermanagh’s Positivity & Pride Being Criticised?

Fermanagh have been unfairly criticised for their so-called post-match ”enjoyment” in the wake of last Sunday’s defeat to Dublin. In fact, throughout the game and after, the Ernesiders displayed huge positives that are associated with the GAA but have been missing of late. Their attitude was a breath of fresh air. In the last twenty minutes of Fermanagh’s clash with the Dubs, …

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Was Jim McGuinness Right to Criticise Fermanagh Supporters?

Fermanagh’s Tomás Corrigan has attacked comments made by Jim McGuinness In his Irish Times column yesterday, former Donegal manager, Jim McGuinness, wrote that he found the weekends football action to be ‘eerie and genuinely disturbing’. He admitted that the manner in which Kildare and Fermanagh were beaten led him to feeling ‘apprehensive at times in Croke Park on Sunday’, adding that, ‘he started to cringe inside’. …

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Did Stephen Cluxton Carry The Ball Over The Line or Was he Pushed?

Sean Quigley scored an odd goal today With Dublin on their way to a comfortable win, Sean Quigley scored a goal that seemed to confuse even the referee. After a high ball was launched into the square by Fermanagh, Stephen Cluxton seemingly caught the ball without any fuss. However Sean Quigley arrived and pushed the Dublin goalkeeper over the line. The …

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Colm Cooper Will Make His 80th Appearance For Kerry This Weekend

Colm Cooper is set to make his 80th appearance for the Kingdom on Sunday Colm ‘The Gooch’ Cooper was always destined for greatness it seems. People began to take note of Cooper’s ability after he made his debut for Dr. Crokes in the 2000 Kerry Senior Football Championship at sixteen years of age. In his autobiography former Kerry manager Jack O’Connor wrote, …

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Ranking The Ten Remaining Teams In This Year’s Football Championship

sam maguire dublin

After a weekend which saw Cork surprisingly beaten by Kildare, here we rank the ten remaining teams in this year’s All-Ireland Senior Football Championship.  _____ #10 Sligo The pinnacle of Sligo’s summer had to be when they shocked the country and knocked out Roscommon to set up a Connacht final against Mayo. It’s shocks like those that make the provincial championship …

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